James Prince, 77 of Homer, Louisiana passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at his McLeod home, surrounded by family.
James was born in Homer, Louisiana on May 19, 1939 to James and Iris Prince. He was a member of McLeod Church of Christ. James was a dedicated and loving father and provider. James worked in various parts of the oil field and was a self-employed in the oil field pipe business and welding business most of his life. James excelled at all sports playing halfback in football and pitched minor league baseball for the Shreveport Captain’s. He loved to work, bird hunt, playing cards with his family and friends, and going to Church. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his son, James Kelly Prince.
James set a good example for giving everything you did your 100 percent best, and had a big influence on everybody he knew, especially his children, that hard work was good for you.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Nell; his five children, Felix and Beth Prince of McLeod, Senga and Mark Lindsey of Foreman, Arkansas, Scotty and Tammie Prince of McLeod, Roxie Keener of McLeod, and Rachel Prince of McLeod; sister, Patricia Bristow and husband Burl of Stonewall, Louisiana, Eleven grandchildren, Brandon, Dyan, Felicia, Josh, Cass, Logan, Colton, Zach, Dillon, Jessica, Christine; five great-grandchildren, Hunter, Autumn, Katie, Justin, Madison; and a number of other relatives.
The family would like to sincerely thank all their friends and family, the McLeod Church of Christ, McLeod Tabernacle, and the McLeod Good Exchange Baptist Church and all of their Pastors, Members and Congregations for their prayers and thoughtfulness.
Funeral services will be in 10:00 am, Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Hanner Funeral Chapel Bro. Dale Alexander and Bro. Garland Hughes.
Visitation will be Friday, May 19, 2017 from 6 pm to 8 pm at Hanner Funeral Service.